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A globally accepted term, WASH stands for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Each of these components is interdependent, therefore, they are grouped together to represent a growing sector where each is dependent on the presence of the other. A good example would be a dysfunctional/absent toilet that could lead to water contamination, rendering hygienic practices impossible/difficult to carry out.
So why do we need WASH? Due to the fact that almost 1.1 billion people around the globe do not have access to safe water and 2.4 billion experience inadequate sanitation. It is a pivotal step to bring water, sanitation and hygiene to the poor to overcome poverty and restore human dignity.
To add more, over 200 million school age children are infected with parasites and flukes. Deceases related to water and sanitation can have severe results such as physical and mental underdevelopment, decrease in children’s learning capacity.
The Imereti WASH Councils
On July 19th, 2019, CENN carried out meetings with WASH stakeholders in Chiatura municipality. The CENN team met with Chiatura Municipality Mayor, where the main activities of the project and the formation of the WASH Councils were discussed. The meeting included an overview of the project
The Gardabani WASH Councils
On July 4, 2019, CENN carried out meetings with WASH stakeholders in Gardabani municipality. The CENN team met with Gardabani Municipality Mayor, Ramaz Budaghashvili, in which the main activities of the project and the formation of the WASH Councils were discussed. The meeting included an ove